Bout of Books 18

Bout of Books 18

    The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 2nd and runs through Sunday, January 8th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 18 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team   So excited I saw this (sort of last minute) but it starts today so I’m […]

Posted January 2, 2017
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2016 End of Year Survey

2016 End of Year Survey

The End of the Year Book Survey is hosted by Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner 2016 Reading Stats Number Of Books You Read: 223 Number of Re-Reads: 1 Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy Best in Books 1. Best Book You Read In 2016?      Graphic Novel: Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke Adult: Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier Young Adult: Heartless by Marissa Meyer Middle Grade: Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan Audiobook: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson 2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t? An Abundance of Katherines by John Green – […]

Posted January 1, 2017
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2016 Full House Reading Cha..

2016 Full House Reading Challenge Complete

I had a lot of fun filling out my card and finally got to my last one at the last minute this morning! Thanks for hosting Book Date! This one is pretty basic, just fill in the squares! 🙂 By author you wish was better known: Dearest (Woodcutter Sisters, #3) by Alethea Kontis Published in 2016: Calamity (Reckoners, #3) by Brandon Sanderson Book from series you love: Manners & Mutiny (Finishing School, #4) by Gail Carriger Debut novel: A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston Thought Provoking Book: Reproductive Rights: Who Decides? by Vikki O Wittenstein Had Laugh out Loud Moments: The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Romeo and Juliet by Ian Lendler […]

Posted December 31, 2016
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Ten Books I Wouldn’t ..

Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree Listed in no particular order.   Timekeeper (Timekeeper, #1) by Tara Sim   Parable edited by Mike Maihack and Doug TenNapel   Jack in the Green by Charles DeLint   Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle, #1) by Jay Kristoff   Bad Doings and Big Ideas: A Bill Willingham Deluxe Edition by Bill Willingham   A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls (A Tyranny of Petticoats, #1)   The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home (Fairyland, #5) by Catherynne M. Valente […]

Posted December 20, 2016
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Time is flying! I’ve […]

Posted December 19, 2016
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Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I..

Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016 Listed in no particular order.   E.K. Johnston – loved A Thousand Nights!    Alexandra Bracken – why hadn’t I read her books before???    David Baldacci – never read his books and loved his MG series!   JoJo Moyes – loved this book and need to read more of hers!   Katherine Harbour – such a great book, looking forward to more of her books!    Sabaa Tahir – LOVE these books so much!   Bryce Moore – loved […]

Posted December 6, 2016
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Book Review: Five Days of F..

Book Review: Five Days of Famous

Nick thought he was going to hit it big at the Talent Show. Nick thinks he is bound for a life of fame, fortune and finally the attention of a popular girl. He’s ready to leave his old boring life behind, but it’s not meant to be. He has a good singing voice but they end up choosing the most popular boy to join teen heartthrob Josh Frost on stage to sing with him at the end of the show. Crushed, Nick cannot seem to think of anything but how he missed his chance. But one snowy stormy night, he […]

Posted December 6, 2016
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? My reading […]

Posted December 5, 2016
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